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No skill required
Basic Know basic stitches (knit, purl or single crochet, double crochet).
Easy You should know the basics, how to increase and decrease, and have made at least one project.
Intermediate You should have worked with a few stitch patterns and should be familiar wtih basic garment shaping.
Advanced You should have made several garments in various stitch patters and should comfortable making minor changes to patterns. Advanced is fun and challenging for thinking knitters.
Drew Emborsky, aka The Crochet Dude, is an award-winning master crocheter on the cutting edge of the industry. He has 10 books published, a wildly popular blog, a line of crochet hooks and tools available nationwide and is the crochet expert on the hit PBS show Knit & Crochet Now! His latest books Use Up That Yarn and Hug It Out were released in January 2012.
STITCHES West 2014 Classes
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Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
8001 Easy Beyond Beginner Crochet
Drew shares all his professional tips and tricks to get your crochet looking its very best. Students will leave class knowing how to get perfectly straight edges, change colors, create nearly invisible increases and decreases, as well as several other skills, time permitting.
Note: Should be able to work a ch, sc, and dc.
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am SOLD OUT
8038 Easy Timeless Granny Squares
Oh how you love the timeless granny square, and they are so on-trend right now! Drew will guide you as you learn to make the basic "square" granny, how to change colors, and how to join them together traditionally, and with a super-cool "join as you go" technique! You'll be introduced to other shapes of grannies like a triangle and a pentagon which you may or may not have time to practice.
Note: Students should have a basic knowledge of crochet including how to chain and make a double crochet.
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am SOLD OUT
8028 Easy Develop Your Crochet Skills: Beyond Intermediate Crochet
Not a beginning crocheter? Ready to move beyond crocheted squares and rectangles? Would you like to learn the techniques that take crochet from meh to wow? Join master crocheter Drew Emborsky, aka The Crochet Dude, as he reveals all the techniques to make your crochet projects exceptionally beautiful. Increasing, decreasing, chain-free foundation stitches, measuring crochet gauge, and much more will be covered.